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'''''The Book of Fairy Poetry''''' is a collection of poems and tales involving fairies, edited by Dora Owen and illustrated by Warwick Goble. It had its first edition in 1920. On page 279, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s poem ''[[Goblin Feet]]'' is included. Other works included are drawn from some of the great names of English literature, such as William Shakespeare, Alfred Tennyson, Sir Walter Scott, Christina Rossetti, John Milton, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Yeats, and John Keats.
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''Goblin Feet'' in this publication featured an illustration by Warwick Goble: "And the padding feet of many gnomes a-coming!". This was the first time Tolkien's published writings were illustrated.<ref>[http://www.tolkienbooks.net/html/1910-1937.htm TolkienBooks.net] (external link)</ref>
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Latest revision as of 11:59, 19 October 2012

The Book of Fairy Poetry
The Book of Fairy Poetry 1st Edition 1920 HB.jpg
AuthorEdited by Dora Owen
PublisherLondon: Longmans, Green & Co
Released1920

The Book of Fairy Poetry is a collection of poems and tales involving fairies, edited by Dora Owen and illustrated by Warwick Goble. It had its first edition in 1920. On page 279, J.R.R. Tolkien's poem Goblin Feet is included. Other works included are drawn from some of the great names of English literature, such as William Shakespeare, Alfred Tennyson, Sir Walter Scott, Christina Rossetti, John Milton, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Yeats, and John Keats.

"And the padding feet of many gnomes a-coming!"

Goblin Feet in this publication featured an illustration by Warwick Goble: "And the padding feet of many gnomes a-coming!". This was the first time Tolkien's published writings were illustrated.[1]

[edit] References

  1. TolkienBooks.net (external link)